Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID)

UID-DAT Exam on 26 Jan 2020.

Among the top design institutes in India, Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) is a rarity. Founded with the aim to outclass the top design colleges in India with its state of the art labs and hands-on creative learning, it seeks to create trendsetters and ideators who’ll lead the future of design schools in India. UID stands apart from B. Design colleges in India in exposure it offers to students which are unmatched by top design colleges in India. Precisely why its popularity grew among design institutes in India in a short span of time.

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UG Degree Programmes of UID

B.Design Product Design

B.Des. programme of Industrial design focuses on designing products, systems and services that make life easier by developing creative thinking ability. it’s a balance of creativity, technology, cultural concerns, and environmental...

B.Design Automobile & Transportation Design

The programme focuses on skills specific to automotive at very early stage viz. automobile sketching, learning styling cues, surface modelling, clay modelling,  thereafter the design process follows, in context of automotive design,...

B.Design Interaction Design

Interaction Design specialization focuses on designing interactions for the physical, cognitive and social environments using New Media and emerging technologies. The programme builds on experimentation based learning of how people perce...

B.Design Visual Communication (Graphics)

The curriculum for the B.Des. Programme inculcates from the very beginning, the importance of design process and critical thinking. Structured to give the students adequate learning both conceptually and skills. The Programme envisions t...

B.Design Animation and Motion Graphics

The Animation and Motion Graphics Department at UID aims at providing top notch Industry standard training in the various facets of animation. Starting from traditional 2D classical animation to the new-age VR animation, every aspect of ...

B.Design Fashion Design

The course focuses on holistic learning and help to understand the basic fundamental nuances of design analysis to create fashion.  Insights gained in the processes of design culminate in new age theories, methods and techniques whi...

B.Design Lifestyle Accessory Design

Any non clothing merchandise classified within the domain of lesser dimension on scale with a seasonal dash as compared to products like furniture etc. is considered to be an accessory. It could be adorned on human form or utilized as a ...

B.Design Interior & Furniture Design

The Bachelors in Interior & Furniture Design programme teaches students to create imaginative spaces and meaningful interior products that meet the needs and enrich the experiences of modern life. Our students explore projects of var...

PG Degree Programmes of UID

M.Design Industrial Design

The students admitted to our M. Des. program in Industrial Design at UID may come from a variety of undergraduate streams including commerce, arts and humanities, engineering, architecture, science, and design. The UID’s M. Des. (Industr...

M.Design Visual Experiential Design

The M.Des. programme of Visual Experiential Design is structured keeping in mind the ever evolving demands of today’s fast changing world. Industry demands experiences which are not just limited to texts and images but go beyond, into se...

M.Design Fashion Styling & Communication

The Fashion Styling and Communication programme at UID focuses on building up a profound knowledge of fashion and beauty industries. Both of these industries are fast growing in India today that open a space for new venues for young prof...

M.Design Fashion Design

The Masters programme in Fashion Design creates a unique environment for its students to experience the multi-faceted world of fashion. This degree imparts knowledge of design, illustration, fabrics, surfaces, costume history, pattern ma...

M.Design Textile & Knitwear Design

The Textile & Knit Design program at UID offers cutting edge latest tools and technology to the students. Industry exposure for the post graduate students is a critical and integral part of the programme. Rigorous course curriculum a...

M.Design Interior & Experience Design

The Masters in Interior Experience Design programme creates a unique environment for its post-graduate students to reflect upon their own practice and to engage with students from their own as well as other disciplines.

Ph.D. Programmes of UID

Ph.D. in Design (Fashion Design)

The Doctoral Program in Fashion Design is being offered by Karnavati University Unitedworld Institute of Design. The programme is led by professors of repute who have both Industrial as well as Academic Excellence. The Doctoral Program i...

Ph.D. in Design (Product Design)

Product Design is the professional skill of creating and developing context-led concepts into tangible solutions for the benefit of society, industry and the environment. Product design domain requires in-depth knowledge of variety of al...

Ph.D. in Design (Interior Design)

Product Design is the professional skill of creating and developing context-led concepts into tangible solutions for the benefit of society, industry and the environment. Product design domain requires in-depth knowledge of variety of al...

Ph.D. in Design (Visual Communication)

The world we inhabit today is getting visually richer every passing day. We consume much more visual content than our previous generations did. And with exponential advances in information technology and access, a constantly evolving glo...



The World Design Organization (WDO) is an internationalnon-governmental organization and the international voice for industrial design. They advocate for Design for a Better World, promoting and sharing knowledge of industrial design-dri...


CUMULUS is the only global association to serve art and design education and research. It is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. Cumulus consists currently of 299 members from 56 countries.It was founded...


IFFTI (International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes) represents a diverse range of Institutions from across the world providing an opportunity to share knowledge and intercultural understanding to inform, develop, shape, and...

UID has designed a well structured curriculum for each course to foster unique creativity and vision. Our programme and courses are carefully designed to make a real difference to the student learning experience.

The structure of the programme aims to create a fine balance between theoretical and practical education. The programme focuses on the basics of the field of design while stressing on the possibilities to practice specific skills and knowledge related to specific courses.  The programme takes you through a facet of creative skills required to excel in your chosen field. During the course, students will be guided and mentored by experts while being given the opportunity to interact with industry professionals. The learning outcomes are assessed at the end of each semester to ensure that students have a firm understanding of the latest concepts before moving on to emerging trends.

Each course creates a dynamic environment , which builds the self confidence of the students along with a foundation of creative and technical skills.

The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates our students with new experiences. We make sure our learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work. This model provides an environment for interactive student engagement and enhances the system thinking ability.

At UID, we believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well.

UID organises a number of workshops on a regular basis to help students connect with and expand their creativity. The workshops introduce students to the concepts of design and provide a strong grounding and encourage personal and artistic growth through innovative self-expression. All the classrooms are equipped with unique modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment thatprovide an extensive experience in art and design. The workshops offer insights into topical themes in the field of design along with practical exercises that come with a high level of professionalism.

The workshops offer a hands-on experience of working in the industry and ensure that you can operate as professionals while you are studying. The workshops are committed to encouraging and supporting students in their creative journey.

Office of the Director

Jayantilal Panchal


Professor Mechanical Engineer Advance training in Industrial Design (Fellowship-Ford Foundation) at Gugelot Design GMBH, New Ulm, West Germany Designing in Fine Metals (Fellowship-UNDP), Gewarb Schule fur Angewedest Kunst, Vienna, Austria Ex-Principal Designer, NID

Col. Surojit Bose

Director - Academics, Administration & International Collaboration

MBA (HR & Marketing), IP University, New Delhi

Amit Gajjar



KK Singh

Director - Academics & Administration

M.Sc. (Applied Maths), B.Ed. Former Executive Member, Food Corporation of India

CSD (Career Service Department)

Kunal Mehta

Associate Head - Corporate Relations

B.E. Civil

Meraya Sharma

Manager - CSD

B.Com. (Guj. Uni.)

Dipal Gajjar

Manager - Corporate Relations

Masters in Human Resource

Shwetabh Verma

Manager - Industry Engagements

Masters in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani

UWW / Students Relation

Kakoli Biswas

UWW (Chair Portfolio)

PG Diploma (Textile Design & Development), NIFT, New Delhi B.F.A.  Banaras Hindu University

Dr. Anshu Paliwal

Associate Director - Students Affairs

Ph.D. (RTM Nagpur University), M.Sc. (LAD College Nagapur University), B.Sc. (Dharampeth Science College Nagpur University), NET

Sharlin Shastri


Bachelor of Arts (Guj. Uni.), HRM (Centennial College, Canada)

Foundation Department

Paresh Chatterjee


Bachelor in Painting & Sculpture – Vishwa Bharati University, Shantiniketan, West Bengal PG Diploma (Textile Design) – Industrial Design, NID, Ahmedabad

Vivek Karmokar

Associate Director

Master of Fine Arts (Delhi University), Bachelor of Fine Arts (Delhi University)

Khushboo Bharti

Assistant Director

Ph.D. Research (pursuing); MFA from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

Saumya Bandyopadhyay

Assistant Director

MFA, College of Art, Delhi; BFA, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Calcutta

Mukesh Singh

Assistant Director

MFA, MS University, Baroda; BFA, MS University, Baroda

Ramesh Suthar

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineer, Technical Examination Board, Gujarat

Dr. Anindiya Biswas

Associate Professor

M.A-Arts & Aesthestics (JNU), M.A-History of Arts (NMI), B.V.A -History of Arts (RBU), B.A-Literature (RBU)

Viraj N Wadia

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), Arvind Patel School of Environmental Design, Vallabh Vidhyanagar

Robin Makvana

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Accessory Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar; Diploma (Electrical Engineering), T.E.B.G.S, Gandhinagar

Aditya Chauhan

Assistant Professor

Bachelor Design In Fashion Design (NIFT)

Sushmita Dutta

Assistant Professor

M.Des. (Textile Design), NID; Bachelor of Visual Design (Textile Design), Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata

Tanushree Ghosh

Assistant Professor

MVA (Painting), Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata; BVA, Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata

Vipul Prajapati

Assistant Professor

Master in Fine Arts; Diploma in Drawing & Painting (C.N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad)

Kiran Jha

Assistant Professor

Master of Fashion Management (NIFT, Bhubneshwar), Master of Arts (Rabirndra Bharti Uni. Kolkata), Bachelor of Arts (Uni. Of Burdwan)

Sudip Dutta

Assistant Professor

Post Diploma (Creative painting at faculty of fine arts), MS University, Vadodara

Ravi Sachula

Assistant Professor

Master in Fine Arts; Diploma in Drawing & Painting (C.N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad)

Ruparas Singh

Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Diploma (Transportation Design), MIT Institute of Design

Manish Solanki

Assistant Professor

Master in Fine Arts; Diploma in Drawing & Painting (C.N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad)

Krupa Mistry

Assistant Professor

MFA (Sculpture-M.S Uni.), BFA (Sculpture-M.S Uni.)

Yuti Devale

Assistant Professor

Diploma (Applied Arts-Specialization in Typography), L.S. Raheja School of Art, Mumbai

Danish Rizvi

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Product Design), NID

Jogi Darshan

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Interior Design, CEPT

School of Communication Design

Visual Communication (Graphics)

Lolita Dutta

Associate Director and Professor

Professional Education Diploma in Visual Communication (Exhibition Design), NID

Rahul Bhattacharya

Associate Professor

Master of Fine Arts (MS University), Bachelor of Fine Arts (MS University)

Stephan Saaltnik

Associate Professor

Sambit Pradhan

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma (Lifestyle Accessories), NID B.Arch, College of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneshwar

Honey Panchal


MFA, University for the Creative Arts, UK Professional Educational Diploma (Photography Design), NID BVA, MS University, Baroda

Nayna Yadav

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Communication Design (IIT Mumbai) , B.Des. in Industrial Design (Symbiosis)

Abhrojit Boral

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Design (NIFT), Master of Arts (University for the Creative Arts)

Rajeev Kumar

Assistant Professor

Bachelor Of Fashion Design (NIFT, Mumbai), Degree in Fine Arts (Chitra Visharad, Lalit Kala Mahavidayla Chandigardh Uni.)

Sunder Mahalingam

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Science in VC (Bharatiyar Uni., Coimbatore)

Hardik Pancholi

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma (Applied Arts-Specialization in Illustration), MS University, Baroda Diploma (Applied Arts), Sheth C.N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

Arun Chanchal


Master in Graphic Design (NID), Bachelor of Architecture (Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Tec. Uni., U.P.)

Animation & Motion Graphics

Naresh Bathula

Assistant Professor

Masters in Design, Animation Film Design (NID), Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Communication in Painting (JNU Delhi)

Sheshadri Ayengar

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. (Multimedia & Animation), MS University

Samyo Ghoshal

Assistant Professor

M.Des. in Animation Design

Hirock Roy

Assistant Professor

BFA (Applied Arts), Lalithkala, Mysore Autodesk certification (3ds Max and Maya) Visharad in Hindustani Classical Music

Atreye Dutta

Assistant Professor

Bachelor's In Multimedia (Animation & Film Making), St. Xavier's College Kolkata

School of Interior Design

Interior Design

Hariesh Sankaran

Associate Director - School of Interior Design and Associate Professor

M.Sc. in Architecture (Urban Landscapes), Milan, Italy M.Des (Industrial Design), Domus Academy + University Of Wales, Milan, Italy B.Arch., Madras University, Chennai

Kishori Dalwadi

Associate Professor

Master in Urban Planning; B.Arch.

Dr. Bhavesh Shah

External Guide

Ph.D. (IIT, Roorkee), M.Des. in Visual Communication (IIT Bombay), Master of Architecture (University of California)

Timcy Mehta

Associate Professor

M. Arch. (Interior Design); B. Arch; Diploma in Architecture

Ankita Trivedi

Assistant Professor

M.A., Narrative Environments (Central Saint Martin's, University of the Arts, London); Bachelor of Interior Design (CEPT, Ahmedabad)

Shweta Narang (Tiwari)

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Interior Design, School of Interior Design, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Samhita Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Interior Architecture (Edinburgh Napier Uni. Scotland UK), Bachelor of Interior Design (CEPT)

Kriti Malkani (Khandhari)

Assistant Professor

Bachelors of Interior Design, CEPT

Meera Patel

Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Architecture & Interior Design, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad

Padmavati Mokaria

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Advance PG Diploma (Teri Uni.-Delhi), B.Architecture (Guj. Uni.)

Ruchita Mistri

Assistant Professor

Master in Urban Planning, HNGU, Patan Bachelor of Architecture, M S University (Baroda)

School of Fashion Design

Fashion Design and Fashion Styling & Communication

Marius Janusauskas

Assistant Director - Fashion Design Dept

Ph.D.(pursuing) in Gender and Diversity M.A. Fashion (Honours) B.A. Fashion (Honours)

Sandhya Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design, NIFT, New Delhi

Manish Patel

Associate Professor

M.Des. (Fashion Design), Domus Academy , Milano, Italy B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Rebecca D’Souza

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pursuing), Fashion Business Management LIGS University, Hawaii Advanced Diploma (Fashion Design & Technology), Middlesex University, London

Ranjan Kumar

Assistant Professor

B. Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Anahita Suri

Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Fashion Design (Otago, New Zealand) (Collaborative Learning & Laureate Faculty in the 21st Century, Laureate International University)

Pritam Saha

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Integrated Textile and Apparel Design), NID, Ahmedabad

Kriti Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Master in Fashion Management (NIFT, Bangalore), Bachelors in Fashion Technology (NIFT, Chennai), PG Diploma in Consumer Law & Practice (NLSIU, Bangalore)

Badal Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIIFT, Punjab

Deepak Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar


Assistant Professor

Master of Design (NIFT Mumbai); B.Tech. - Fashion & Apparel (MDU Rohtak); Diploma in Fashion Design (GPW Faridabad)

Priyalakshmi Kanotra

Adjunct Faculty

Master of Design (NIFT); Bachelor of Knitwear Design (NIFT)

Textile & Knitwear Design

Dr. Kumar Venkatraman


Ph.D. Technology; M.Tech., Textile Technology; B.Tech, Textile Technology; Diploma, Textile Technology

Dr. Vibha Kalaiya

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Master F.C. Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Bachelor F.C.Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Designer Teachers Development Program at NID, Ahmedabad

Pritam Singh

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Apparel Design (NID) , Bachelor of Design (NIFT, New Delhi)

Alfa Ghoghari

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Fashion Design – INIFD, Ahmedabad

Lifestyle Accessory Design

Ajay Chaudhary

Head of Department

M.Des. (Textile Design), NID

Sudeep Rawat

Associate Professor

Masters in Leather Garment Design & Technology, NIFT, Delhi B.Com, University of Pune

Manu Joshi

Associate Professor

B.A., Lifestyle and Accessory, NIFT Delhi Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (P.G.C.H.E.), Nottingham Trent University (U.K.)

Shweta Rai

Assistant Professor

Bechelor of Design in Jewellery Design (Pearl Academy)

Sunil Kaliha

Assistant Professor

PG in Mass Communications Bachelor of Arts, Delhi University UG Diploma (Jewellery Engineering), Indian Institute of Gem and Jewellery

Aritra Roy

Assistant Professor

M.Des. – Ceramic and Glass, NID B.F.A. – Ceramic and Glass, Shanti Niketan, Viswa Bharati University



Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Lifestyle (NIFT)


Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Design in Lifestyle Accessory Design (UID Gandhinagar)

School of Industrial Design

Industrial Design

G. A. Vikram

Head of Department, School of Industrial Design

Professional Education Programme in Industrial Design, NID

Lisa Perrine Brown

Associate Professor

MFA Product Design & Fiber (Cranbrook Academy of Arts), Continuing Education, Textile Design:Weaving & Print Making, (Konstfack), BFA, Toy Design & Illustration, (Fashion Institute of Technology)

Dr. Naveen Kumar

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Human Computer Interaction Design (IIT Delhi); M.Tech., Instrumentation Engineering (NIT Kurukshetra); B.Tech., Instrumentation Technology (USIC)

Shhyam Prajapati

Associate Professor

Master of Design (IIT Guwahati), B.E. Mechanical (SSBT Clg of Eng. Jalgaon Maharashtra)

Udit Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

Master of Product Design (NID), Bachelor of Tech. (Mech. Eng. (Manav Rachna International Uni.)

Abhineet Kaushik

Assistant Professor

Bachelors in Transportation Design, Italy

Shrikant Ghode

Assistant Professor

Master of Product Design (NID), Bachelor of Engineering (Shivaji University Kolhapur)

Sagar Joshi

Assistant Professor

Post Graduate in Product Design from MIT

Automobile & Transportation Design

Harish CB

Head of Department and Associate Professor

Master in Product Design (IIT Bombay), B.Tech. - Computer Science & Engineering (College of Engineering - Chengannur)

Sharad Shetty

Assistant Professor

M.Sc. Tech. (Manipal University), B.E. (Mumbai University)

Harshil Dharia

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Automobile Engineering; Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Modeling

Rakesh Sharma

Assistant Professor

BA, Rajasthan Univ. ITI (Carpentry), Directorate of Technical Education, Jodhpur

Gaurav Prabhu

Assistant Professor

B.Des. in Transportation Design



Paras Parmar

Head of Department

M.Des. (Furniture & Interior Design), NID B.E. (Mechanical), C U Shah College of Engineering, Gujarat

Jidin Raj

Assistant Professor

Diploma (Tool and Die Making, Tool Room Engineering), NTTF

Unitedworld Institute of Design provides world class facilities at its sprawling campus. The artistic infrastructure at UID includes technologically advanced design labs, audio visual rooms, libraries and aesthetically designed buildings.

Unitedworld-Wide office focuses on enhancing UID’s global presence by placing a high priority to provide opportunities for students & faculty to gain international exposure through various platforms like int’l conferences, seminars, summer schools, global study trips, exhibitions etc